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Springfield Township near Hellertown in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Luncheon Site

 
 
Luncheon Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Laura Klotz, March 17, 2021
1. Luncheon Site Marker
Inscription.  

This stone marks the luncheon site of the famous Walking Purchase by Edward Marshall and his associates in the year 1737.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1737.
 
Location. 40° 32.751′ N, 75° 18.232′ W. Marker is near Hellertown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. It is in Springfield Township. Marker is on Pennsylvania Route 412, 0 miles south of Moyer Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2610 PA-412, Hellertown PA 18055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walking Purchase (within shouting distance of this marker); Cpl. Charles C. Seifert (approx. 2.6 miles away); Joseph J. Beyer (approx. 2.6 miles away); Saucon Valley Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); 173 Main Street (approx. 2.7 miles away); Reverend Samuel Hess House (approx. 2.8 miles away); Laubach Building (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hellertown.

 
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Stone marker as viewed from the road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Laura Klotz, March 17, 2021
2. Stone marker as viewed from the road
Marker as viewed from the north, with Walking Purchase marker in the background image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Laura Klotz, March 17, 2021
3. Marker as viewed from the north, with Walking Purchase marker in the background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 18, 2021, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 54 times this year. Last updated on May 13, 2021, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 18, 2021, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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